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People of Faith. Land of Promise. 350 Years of Jewish Life in America

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Author

Ari G.M. Kinsberg.

Editor & Curator

Sharon Liberman Mintz.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2004. 120 pp., illustrations: 117 col., 26.5 × 21 cm. English.

ISBN

0873340930

Location

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (5 May–7 September 2004)

Description

The development of Jewish cultural and religious life in America, 17th–20th C, illustrated by a wide variety of material from the Library’s holdings. Introduction by Ari G.M. Kinsberg. Material presented in 9 sections, each with introductory text and detailed descriptive entries: Beginnings, A Century of Immigration: 1820’s–1924, Daily and Communal Life, Judaism in America, Education, Yiddish Culture, The Jews and America, American Jews, and Conclusion. 103 items.

main keywords

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPORTRAITSPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Boxers, professionalCaribbeanKetubbotMedalsNew York CityPortraits, rabbisPostcardsPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrints, synagoguesWorld War I Yiddish theater

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